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.... plans to use unmanned drones. rising concern over plans to use drone aircraft for law enforcement in find out why privacy concerns may keep the idea from getting off the ground. raveesh kumra. operations. however, the american civil liberties union alleges there is more in the plans than just search and rescue.. the group says the alameda county sheriff's office could also use the remote controlled aircraft and as, kron 4's reggie kumar tells us, the a-c- l-u claims, it has the documents to prove it.. you may not see it as it flys over your home or backyard snapping pictures of your every move. that's what the aclu alleges could happen, if the alameda county sheriff's office is allowed to use these unmanned drones. the aclu says it obtained these documents from the sheriff's office through a california public records act, and they show the sheriff's office will do hamadi grant was received in october half approving the grant request for intelligence gathering and terrorism prevention but that is not a search of rescue. more with these flying aircraft than what it has to
question, as constitutional law the bidding of same-sex marriage? do they allow the protection or is it not. >> laurie little, this saying that the--rory little... the law professor... >> they see this as a historic moment. they are granting to cases that will allow every possible outcome. >> they think that justice anthony kennedy could be the deciding vote but roberts could also be pivotal in the decision. >> chief justices tend to look beyond with the legacy of the decision will be make.. in the future. this decision is expected to be finalized by the supreme court price sometime in the next year before the end of the month of june. dan kerman, kron 4. >>jacqueline: we can see the visibility not that bad but it is reducing portions of the north bay. under 1 mi. of the visibility with one half mile in santa rosa. 2 mi. in napa and also forming in fairfield, with chilly temperatures. we are already in the low 40's. 44 in napa, fairfield, the same in concord, pleasanton. it is going to be cold overnight. >> coming up the death of a bay area school teacher and how far would you go from suffe
law. we will see what the supreme court decides in less than 30 minutes. >> fiscal cliff tops standof the average middle-class family would have to pay about $2,000 a year more in taxes. house speaker john bain of lands the stalemate on the obama administration. he says they are not taking republicans seriously and plans to close loopholes and lit it deductions without raising taxes. >> i realize of the president may not agree but if there is another way to get revenue from upper income americans that doesn't ruin our economy why don't we consider it? >> we won them to tell the american why they won't do it. >> the democratic controlled senate has are the agreed to extend the bush tax cuts for incomes under $250,000 but let the other tax cut expire. it is predicted their rugby at least a short-term deal released before the end of the year. >> of when it comes to a president's second inauguration at the crowd tends to be smaller. that will be the case again this january. the cross the present obama as inauguration on january 21st will be close to 800,000. that is the estimate right now
on the alameda county sheriff's office, " dedicated to law in force and terrorism prevention oriented activities. the projects will support prevention and protection capabilities. >> a u.s. attorney says this document plaza residents should be concerned about their privacy rights. >> we are essentially concerned that drones have the capacity to be abused tremendously. >> to get more on that story as the controversy continues to brew. >> let us turn our attention to weather. we have wet weather on the horizon. let us see if it is expected to fall today. >> good morning james we will see live rain especially the north bay. the chances hold off as we wake up tomorrow morning. you are looking live outside relatively clear conditions. we have no issues with visibility as a ticket to our james lick freeway camera. in san francisco we are seeing the clouds start to increase. a cold start to the morning with in most locations in the '40's. into the afternoon mainly north bay showers. we have a slight chance around the san francisco bay. as we head to the evening hours. the rain chance to start to pick u
the suspect and capture him. >> we worked together as law enforcement we can make a difference in the community a. atkinson. has a rap sheet. he will be back in court tomorrow and he could pleaded guilty or " not guilty ". >> san francisco has officially passed a ban on public nudity in the city. it has been a contentious subject... with a number of protests.. and some arrests. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, during today's final vote, the clothes came off again. >> the final tally of votes before the san francisco board of supervisors was barely completed when all of a sudden take a look... those against the ban began to strip off their clothes... and one by one,iff's deputd out blue robes covered the naked protestors and lead them away. >> nudity is good! we are free to express my nudity. nudity is my right. you are harming people by not letting them be nude. >> this was not the first time, protestors have taken such demonstrative actions ... this was the scene a few weeks ago at the board of supervisors meeting right after the first vote on this issue... and her
. the managing director of starbucks u.k. says they have always paid taxes to the letter of the law will make additional payments in 2013 and 2014 despite the fact that the u.k. unit is not yet profitable. the will and amazon have also been targeted as not paying their fair share and england. >> it is 6:11 a.m. and we'll be back in a couple of mess. minutes. you are just going to have to trust me, this is walnut creek. we will be right back. =dj local reservoirs' have seen a needed increase in water levels because of last weekend's storms. reserves and santa clara and proves it evidently with the rainfall. levels are still not exactly where they need to be though. since last wednesday the santa clara valley water district says average storage in their 10 reservoirs' increase from 74 to 91% where they should normally be. that is a nearly 4 billion increase of water. reservoir levels increased about 3%. east bay mud says all their reservoirs are at 85 percent capacity. water supply, they are in good shape. to many more storms and i will have to release water into creeks to maintain levels. i do
paid their taxes to the letter of the law. but will make additional payments in 2013 and 2014 despite the fact that the u.k. unit is not yet profitable. >> local reservoirs' have seen a much needed increase in water levels since the last weekend storms. reserves and santa clara improve significantly with the right fog, but levels are still not exactly where they need to be. since last wednesday, the santa clara valley water district says that the average stores in their reservoirs' increased from 74 to 91 percent of where they should normally be. east bay mud says all there reservoirs' are now at 85 percent capacity. as far as water supply--they are in good shape. to many more storms, they will have to release some water into creeks to maintain the levels. >> this is a live look from the roof cam and there is a beautiful start to the morning. we are just dealing with cloudy conditions right now. the cool air has settled and as for the weekend it will be sunny and warmer. we will have a chance of showers. dealing with low visibility in the north bay. santa rosa and now are down at zero
the case on hold to review other cases put off a final decision on and on the law. the decision could come today or monday. >> and man is in serious condition this morning after falling from the upper deck of the oakland coliseum, during the first 30 minutes of last night's raiders game. the male victim fell about 30 ft. from the coliseum's upper deck of to the concrete below. >> oakley said they believe the fall was an accident. >> police in foster city are advising residents to secure their vehicles after nine separate all burglaries were reported this week. officers responded to as many as eight break-ins that occurred sometime between monday night and tuesday morning. the right car break-in was reported wednesday. most of these break into happen along shale boulevard and emerald bay lane. officers say that bart his prey on lot of vehicles or broke windows to gain entry. items like cars, electronics, gps devices and other items that were left within you were stolen. residents are reminded to keep all valuable items didn't add to keep their car doors locked. >> high and women's shoes, wo
kind law that bars licensed therapist from working to change the sexual orientation of a miners'. a u.s. district judge ruled last like the first amendment rights of mental health professionals who engaged in " reparative or conversion therapy outweigh concerns that the practice poses a danger to young people. he ban would take affect on january 1st. >> stock prices lost some wall street what will happen today. at 6:45 a.m. we will talk to rob black. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >> . we are expectant a wild time in san francisco. s
in that state. last month, 54- percent of voters approved reject the state law legalizing same-sex marriage..which legislators passed earlier this year. the law will take effect tomorrow.. when gay and lesbian couples can start picking up their wedding certificates and licenses at county auditors' offices. washington joins several other other states which now allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. >>jacqueline: the rain has pressed for but we're still feeling the affects of this morning's storm. delays nearly three hours because of low visibility. that will continue to be a problem at s f o. oakland, san jose it should stay that way for tomorrow. visibility right now, with just under 2 mi. in santa rosa, 2 mi. at half moon bay. reduced visibility in redwood city, mountain view and is only going to get worse, overnight. areas of dense fog expected overnight so give yourself some extra time. friday, saturday we will also be seeing morning fog will not be as bad. the afternoon sunshine is expected as we take a look of the satellite and radar. we are not seeing much rain but still, feeling
-sex couples and washington state are tied the knot. just hours after the law legalized gay marriage took effect. here is video this morning showing gay and lesbian couples are obtaining marriage licenses at the county auditor's office. last month, nearly 54% of voters passed. approving same-sex marriage. washington joins other states which now allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. >> recreational use of marijuana is officially illegal in the state of washington. last night hundreds of people gathered under the space needle for a new year's eve stop compound. when the measure took effect they cheered and lit joins in unison. national politician figures are pointing out that smoking pot is still a federal crime. >> we are keeping our eye on weather and traffic is thursday morning. here is a look at the bay bridge. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long
-sex marriage the law of the land. >> with earlier today proponents/supporters have been voicing their opinions. j. r. stone continues are working coverage. >> when it comes to the reaction in court the reaction was positive. those in san francisco backpack same-sex marriage say " yes ". it is frustrating that they are still waiting but they will now eventually have a final decision. this is what the supporters had to say. >> to read the marriage is starting in city hall we do not want to obscure that of the tremendous progress that is been made with the respect to. you quality of the last decade. >> in my nervous? >> yes. if you never want to be waiting for the supreme court to be deciding something but i'm also optimistic. and we have to believe the court will do the right thing which will give these gay & lesbian couples the opportunity to marry. >> the other side of the aisle are also happy with this because of the supreme court denied the case the ban on same-sex carriage would have been lifted. i spoke with andy puno.. from sacramento. >> finally, we are going to have a shot at a fair hea
and information sharing. in another document, referring to the drones, dedicated to law enforcement terrorism prevention oriented activities. they will support building prevention and protection cape abilities. she says residents need be concerned. >> drones have the capacity to be abused tremendously. >> the board of supervisors has to vote on this, right? >> reporter: absolutely right. that was supposed to be discussed during tomorrow night's meeting but it was pulled from the agenda. the aclu wants public forums before the board votes and they are holding a press conference tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. in oakland. >> you know if they are controversial in iraq and pakistan you know they will be controversial here. no matter what the purpose. >> reporter: absolutely. >> thank you. >>> new tonight at 11:00 a woman in a wheelchair run over by a muni train today and she is in the hospital. the woman was hit by a f market train at 5:30 p.m. tonight near church and market streets. police are investigating whether she leaned forward towards the train or if she fell. witnesses say the woman was dragged a
be used for search and rescue missions and tactical operations according to law enforcement. but the aclu argues that sheriff officials are planning to use the drone to spy. the board of supervisors was scheduled to vote today on a grant to help pay for the drone. but the hot topic has been moved to a committee hearing for january. >>> officials say more than 100 people are dead after a typhoon hit the philippines. dozens of others are still missing tonight. rescuers are struggling to reach remote areas in the southern philippines after a powerful tiboon reached there, trigger -- typhoon reached there, triggering mudslides and flash flooding. >>> the giants lock up yet another key free agent for three more years. at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's
this question of marriage? >> uc hastings law professor rory little says the supreme courts decision to take both prop 8 and the federal defense of marriage act. is significant because it suggests the ultimate ruling will have national implications . >> they see this as a historic moment so there are two cases that will allow every possible question that is in the mixture. >> many supreme court watchers believe justice anthony kennedy could be the deciding vote. but little says chief justice john robert could infact be >> chief justice's tend to look towards history wherever their position be? robert proved this in health care last year to offer the national care add up all the mandate. he will go down in history as the roberts court, not the committee court upholding that. i think he will see this as a similar issue. the cultural type seems to have turned. they are not immune to looking. >> many are creditingformer san francisco mayor gavin newsom is expressed his delight that the supreme court will take up the prop -8 case. >> in my lifetime, i would not expect that they would have the que
this it will have to say for charity or for profit, you see that what happens when you over do somethings... laws and ordinances are created. castro valley, said kenneth roberts, kron 4 >>pam: if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, you can email us at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m >> john boehner helped light of their christmas tree today this eagle scout of colorado springs helped. the crowd cheered and the air force band played 'oh christmas tree'... this comes from the national forest in colorado it is a spruce that will be lit every night. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years
. of course a congratulations. the baby would be third in line for the throne... and with british law changing - the first-born will be first in line for succession behind william - regardless of gender. british newspaper say that even the queen didn't know about the pregnancy - until the duchess had to be rushed to the hospital. >>jacqueline: we have been enjoying a much-needed break by cloudy conditions. this is a live look from the golden gate bridge the visibility is fine. but for the rainfall is expected to return mainly in the north bay and go for wednesday morning. we can see the rain into the north. pressing to the south offshore. it is moving faster than the weekend so not much chance of rainfall from this system. temperatures in the 50s. antioch, 58, san jose and what we can expect overnight with increasing clouds. showers in the north bay possible. that is where it will stay of mainly for tomorrow before it could impact rest of the bay area. we will time it out on futurecast even with rainfall totals. >> there's nothing worse than try to find a parking space. when your holiday shopp
for. it is the first day they could marry after the state's new voter-approved law allowing gay marriage took effect this week. hundreds of same-sex couples picked up their marriage licenses as early as thursday. and after the state's three-day waiting period, the earliest weddings took place was just after midnight. >> still ahead on kron four news weekend. tensions are rising in egypt once again as an opposition group calls for protests against the government. we'll have an update. >> and a tentative agreement has been reached with striking employees at the port of oakland. we'll have details on the new contract. forces in the country worked with the afghan military in the rescue operation. it 's not clear whether the doctor was harmed by his captors. but we do know that the doctor will be able to rejoin his family for the holidays. pakistani intelligence officials say a u-s drone strike killed a senior al- qaida leader. they say the al qaida commander died when missiles hit a house near the afghan border. his wife was killed, his daughter was wounded in the attack. official
the state law allows nonprofits to distribute make medical marijuana. the client is now holed out. another hearing will be held later this month about whether are not are residing continue growing and selling marijuana and the building. the former commander of a narcotics task forces fleeing guilty to stealing drugs and from an evidence locker in trying to sell on the street. norman wielsch will enter pleas this week to five charges. he was they 8 he can receive up to 70 years in prison when he sentenced in february he and a private investigator christopher but there were indicted for stealing drugs operating a brothel in conducting funny sting operations to rob prostitutes. but there pleaded guilty and is in prison. >> we will be right back. last weekend's storms forced the closure of major rose through the us and a national park area. it comes about 5 ft. of snow and park officials close ties of love pass for the rest of the winter season. the close glacier point road a popular destination to overlook yosemite valley. rose said the close on late fall when heavy snows arrive and reopen wh
-tying the knot just hours after the law legalizing gay marriage took effect. the video this morning shows gay and lesbian couples attending marriage license at the county auditor's office. last month, nearly 54 percent of voters passed are for rent of 74 proving same-sex marriage. washington joins several other states which now allowed a lead vehicle is the way. >> regression use of marijuana is officially illegal in the state of washington. last night under the people gathered on the space needle for new year's eve style countdown when the measure to the fact. they cheered and lit a joint in unison. public use of marijuana is still bad and selling it is still climb but the police say they'll only issue verbal warnings until further notice. national political figures are point out that smoking pot is still a federal crime. >> a storm drain under the road in lafayette failed to open up a giant hole. the workers had to widen the whole by 10 ft. to place everett support the boulders on top. officials fear soil erosion could push up the story request creek possibly leading to flooding of nearby h
't broken any laws." >> australia's media regulation body says they are also in discussions with the radio station over the matter. >> i'm andy rose reporting. >> it is a victory for egypt's opposition. the country's president is canceling a decree which widely expanded his authority. the move comes after president mohamed morsy's meeting with some members of the opposition earlier today. protesters have been demanding he give up his new powers and they at times carried out deadly violent demonstrations. they also want the government to postpone a referendum vote on a controversial new constitution. but a panel of officials decided to go forth with the planned vote. >> today thousands in gaza rallied to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of hamas. palestinians celebrated the date with fanfare, speeches and a giant prop resembling the kind of rockets fired into israel. the long-exiled political leader of hamas addressed a crowd of tens of thousands of supporters in gaza. anti-apartheid icon nelson mandela has been admitted to a hospital in south africa. but president jacob zuma says
mr. bush had pushed for an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws during his second term in 2007 but that effort failed. it would have combined tighter border security, with a temporary guest worker program. during a speech in dallas the former president said, any new push for reform should keep in mind the contribution of immigrants. >> americans is a nation of immigrants. immigrants hav count we have become. immigrant can help build a dynamic tomorrow. not only to immigrants help build our economy than in big rig our solo. >> (cheers and applause) mr. bush said american be a lawful and welcome in society at the same time. the time is 4:43. we will be right back on the kron 4 morning news with your news, headlines, traffic and weather. >> we will be right we are back at 4:45. officials say more than 200 people are dead after a typhoon hit the philippines. here is some of the pictures of that storm ravaged compancountry. dozens of others are missing characters are struggling to reach remote areas in the southern philippines after a powerful typhoon slammed intov min danao. the t
" in washington state. a new law -- legalizing recreational marijuana use -- took effect at midnight. the law says adults 21 years and older can now possess up to an ounce of pot. but growing or selling the drug remains a crime. still -- pot smokers preferred to emphasize the positive -- ringing in the new year with -- well -- smoke rings at seattle's space needle. >>pam: the aftermath of hurricane sandy is driving business in washington today. as the senate meets to talk about the storm's impact on transportation, the push for state aid continues from high-profile advocates. emily schmidt has more from washington. >> it didn't take long to see hurricane sandy's damage was bad. now--- officials are beginning to say just how bad. the numbers emerged at one capitol hill hearing after >> fema has provided over 14 million meals, over 16 million liters of water, over 1.6 million blankets, and over 100,000 tarps. >> hundreds of thousands of families have had to go from their homes. >> one subway station, south ferry, is going to cost over 500 million dollars-- nearly 600 million --to repair. >> families
near san the law. and curry, to quite thompson. here we go, the latest on the basketball game. 39. 94-77, golden state. >> and also alvarez said get the heck out - and will coach the team himself on january 1st. alvarez is no stranger to badgers to three rose bowl bee-leh-ma lost the last two rose bowls at wisconsin and actually win one now." a soccer juggernaut ousted 6-1, victory today chelsea, eliminated. a big of said today. one of the best soccer teams in the world and they're blown out. the best soccer team in the world had to be carried out in a stretcher on a kneecap. and barcelona he collided with a goalkeeper in the 85th minute. when we return, something that we always enjoyed doing. we fly blind. i will take audience questions. i have no idea what is coming. no rehearsal, nothing. >> and even the celebrity questions. and when you toss out to jeff bush, we've no idea what is coming. >> okay.. >> the #one anchor in the market, pam and more. we will be back. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you
.. it had asked people to approve or reject the state law legalizing same-sex marriage..which legislators passed earlier this year. gay and lesbian couples can start picking up their wedding certificates and licenses at county auditors' offices. washington joins several other other states which now allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. >> this tragic discovery in iowa. five months after two cousins vanished while riding their bikes... community are waiting to are the missing girls. 9-year-old elizabeth collins and 11-year-old lyric cook disappeared july 13th near a popular recreational park in northeast iowa. investigators found their bikes and purses near the lake but no sign of the girls. later today. >> a suspect has been arrested in the death of a man who was pushed onto subway police took 30-year-old naeem davis into custody on the same day the family of the victim, 58-year-old ki- suck han, spoke to the press. davis is accused of pushing han onto the subway tracks monday. han was struck by a train and killed. han's family says they are thankful for the outpouring of support from the
are a continuation of the 2010 health care laws attempt to close the door on the whole or the prescription drug expenses that can wants medicare runs out. the budget office announced an added benefit. cheaper drugs means more people taking their medication and reducing long-term medical costs. >> schools for thousands of public school students is about to get longer. five states will announce today their adding at least 300 hours of learning time to some schools starting next year. we're talking about paul rafeal, connecticut, massachusetts, new york and tennessee all taking part in this initiative. the goal is to improve student achievement and make u.s. schools more competitive on the global level. the program will affect 20,000 students a mix of federal state and district funds will go in to cover the cost of expanding the school year. >> and study shows many people eligible for unemployment do not collect their benefits. the study by the st. louis federal reserve bank shows only half of those who qualify for benefits applied between 2008 and 2009. the filing for benefits shot up to 95% in 2
a good samaritan law i hope who ever took the picture is a haunted. >> 743 a m and we will be back in a couple of minutes talking to gary radnich about the sports news. the big news this morning as you tried to workers cool as the storm. we're taking a look at storm tracker 4 were the heaviest rain is coming down indicated by the yellow. we also have live team coverage so you can get a sense of what it will be like when you get out. don't forget our traffic updates with george because he has our hot spots we are watching this morning. don't forget at 10:00 after the kron4 morning news you can watch dr. phil who will be talking about how to deal after your kids leave the house. the george we cannot hear you but we can see this horrible mess on the georgia flag. >> the traffic is starting to back up on the 1 01 in the southbound direction. there's an accident on siebert cesar chavez that was tied things up for over an hour. 1 01 southbound at paul avenue is now backed up on the upper deck of the bay bridge slowing the westbound ride. this is where we're talking about, near the 280 in
question of the constitution and the protection of same-sex marriage? or is it not? >> uc hastings law professor, rory little saying that the defense of marriage act and reviewing the proposition 8 it will have national implications. these see this as an historic moment. that will allow them to decide every possible solution in the next. >> many believe that kennedy could provide the deciding vote but chief justin, roberts could also be pivotal in the decision. >> chief justices tend to look towards history. kennedy was the vote to affirm the national health care and uphold the mandate. he will go don't go down as roberts, not -- kennedy as the deciding vote. the cultural ties seems to have clearly have turned the cultural tide. they are not immune to looking at that. >> id is unlikely that they will take these cases back to back. of the marriage act and the proposition heat case back to back dan kerman, kron 4. because. if the supreme court had denied the case. the ban on same sex marriage would have been lifted. andy pugno from 'protect marriage dot com' spoke with kron four about th
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